The continuing strengthening of the baht could erode the export sector's trade competitiveness, Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong said on Thursday.
"It would be good if the Thai currency were weaker than the current level," Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong said on Thursday. (Photo by Kosol Nakachol)
Even though current economic growth is driven by other mobilisers, such as the increase in domestic consumption and private and government investments, the export sector still plays a crucial role in the system, the minister said.
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